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Why does the galaxy LEDA 074886 appear rectangular?

  1. Aug 18, 2014 #1
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    LEDA 074886, also known as PGC 74886, is a dwarf galaxy with a rare rectangular shape, located at a distance of about 70,000,000 light-years ( 21,000,000 pc) ...
     
    Last edited: Aug 18, 2014
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  3. Aug 18, 2014 #2
    http://arxiv.org/abs/1203.3608
    Two colliding disk galaxies, seems to be the speculation.
     
  4. Sep 17, 2014 #3

    A giant bacterium?
     
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